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Michelle Obama and George W. Bush share a warm moment

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The Daily 202: George H.W. Bush funeral highlights virtue of compromise and danger of ‘unthinking partisanship'

The Daily 202: George H.W. Bush funeral highlights virtue of compromise and danger of ‘unthinking partisanship'

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Contrast Al Simpson's eulogy with Trump's statements on deficits.
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Meet the Bush family: A guide to America's preeminent political dynasty

Meet the Bush family: A guide to America's preeminent political dynasty

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Former President George H.W. Bush died last Friday at the age of 94.
His death comes just months after the passing of his wife, former first lady Barbara Bush. She passed away in April at the age of 92 after battling COPD and congestive heart failure.
Bush was a war hero, US congressman, diplomat, CIA director, and vice president before ascending to the highest office in the land.
The Bush family remains one of the most polarizing and powerful political dynasties in American history.
Most known for putting two of its members in the Oval Office, the family has had members serve in both the...
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Aboard The 4141 Train, Bush To Get Final Ride Through Texas Countryside

Aboard The 4141 Train, Bush To Get Final Ride Through Texas Countryside

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Union Pacific Locomotive 4141 will take Bush's body to College Station, Texas on Thursday. He will be laid to rest at the George H. W. Bush Presidential Library Center at Texas A&M University. (Image credit: Shannon Harrison/Houston Public Media)
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Grandson George P. Bush among those to deliver eulogy at Bush 41's funeral today

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After the eulogies are delivered, Reba McEntire and the Oak Ridge Boys will perform at the service for the 41st president.
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Trump quickly left George H.W. Bush's funeral and was back at the White House before the casket left the cathedral

Trump quickly left George H.W. Bush's funeral and was back at the White House before the casket left the cathedral

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President Donald Trump left George H.W. Bush's funeral on Wednesday and had made it back to the White House before the former president's casket had left the cathedral's grounds.
Trump and his wife Melania had few interactions at the service, only briefly shaking hands with former President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle.
After leaving, the president tweeted : "Working hard, thank you!" with a photo showing a 50% approval rating poll.
Trump quickly left George H.W. Bush's funeral on Wednesday, and made it back to the White House before the casket had even left the cathedral...
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Marni Soupcoff: The time when Bush's caution may have hindered, not helped

Marni Soupcoff: The time when Bush's caution may have hindered, not helped

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U.S. president George H.W. Bush was remembered Wednesday at a funeral in Washington, D.C. Since his death last weekend, he has also been praised in many op-eds, obituaries and podcast commentaries - the public and pundit view of his one-term presidency having improved a great deal with time. Bush deserves the plaudits; by all accounts, he was a classy and kind person, and he accomplished many foreign-policy successes while in office, including the liberation of Kuwait from Iraq. Certainly, Bush's gracious personal style and presidential cautiousness and conscientiousness look especially...
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Presidential funeral train will be first in nearly 50 years

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AUSTIN, Texas - The locomotive was painted to resemble Air Force One, but George H.W. Bush joked that if it had been around during his presidency, he may have preferred to ride the rails rather than take to the skies.
“I might have left Air Force One behind,” Bush quipped during the 2005 unveiling of 4141, a blue and gray locomotive commissioned in honor of the 41st president and unveiled at Texas A&M University.
On Thursday, that same 4,300-horsepower machine will carry Bush's casket, along with relatives and close friends, for around 70 miles. The journey through five small Texas towns...
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George H.W. Bush Returns Home to Texas Ahead of Burial Thursday

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George H.W. Bush, who shaped history as 41st president and patriarch of a family that occupied the White House for a dozen years, is going to his final rest Thursday in Texas.
More than 11,000 people paid their respects to Bush as his casket lay in repose all night at a Houston church where his family worshipped. Some visitors waited for hours to pay tribute to Bush, who will be buried Thursday following a funeral at St. Martin's Episcopal Church.
The country said goodbye to him Wednesday in a national funeral service that offered high praise for the last of the presidents to have fought...
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George H.W. Bush, president and patriarch, is home for Texas burial

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George H.W. Bush, who shaped history as 41st president and patriarch of a family that occupied the White House for a dozen years, is going to his final rest Thursday in Texas. More than 11,000 people paid their respects to Bush as his casket lay in repose all night at a Houston church where his...
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Best of Late Night: Colbert Says an Innocent Homage to George Bush Sounded Like Trump-Bashing

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Stephen Colbert ran through footage of former President George Bush's state funeral. There were some weird moments from President Trump.
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USS George H.W. Bush Aircraft Carrier Crew Honors Namesake With ‘Thousand Points of Light' Tribute

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The crew aboard the USS George H.W. Bush paid tribute to the aircraft carrier's late namesake with a flashlight vigil.
Grouped together with their flashlights pointed toward the sky, the crew formed the letters of Bush's initials and the number 41 to mark his number in the line of U.S. presidents. They held the vigil to honor the former Commander-in-Chief's support of volunteerism.
“The crew aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush honored President George H.W. Bush's vision of volunteers as points of light in their community by holding a flashlight vigil,” said a post on the...
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Former President George H.W. Bush's Funeral

Former President George H.W. Bush's Funeral

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The 41st president was honored at a service in Washington National Cathedral.
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George H.W. Bush and a Letter to Live By

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Bret Baier , FOX News
As I was preparing this week to co-anchor the Fox News live coverage of President George H.W. Bush's state funeral alongside Martha MacCallum, I was combing through notes and emails from Bush family friends and former administration officials who had been watching our coverage since President Bush's passing Friday night.
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WATCH: Powerful moments from George H.W. Bush's funeral

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The 41st president was laid to rest Wednesday at the National Cathedral, where George W. Bush delivered a touching eulogy about how his father showed him "what it means to be a president."
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Trump picks ambassador to Canada as next UN ambassador

Trump picks ambassador to Canada as next UN ambassador

President Donald Trump has selected Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to Canada, as his nominee to serve as the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Read more ...

R. Kelly's Lawyer Says Double Jeopardy Should Protect Disgraced Singer From...

R. Kelly's Lawyer Says Double Jeopardy Should Protect Disgraced Singer From New Sex Charges

R. Kelly ‘s lawyer addressed the media shortly after the disgraced singer turned himself in Friday night and was arrested for his indictment on ten counts of sex abuse brought... Read more ...

Venezuelan Military Fires On Protesters, Killing 2, In Confrontation Over Aid

Venezuelan Military Fires On Protesters, Killing 2, In Confrontation Over Aid

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Rain arrives later Saturday with gusty winds set for later Sunday. A lot of weather to talk about the next few days, so tune in to see what the Storm Team Forecast holds. Read more ...

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Florida State vs. North Carolina: Time, TV channel, how to live stream

No. 8 North Carolina will play host to No. 16 Florida State. Here's everything you need to know on how to watch. Read more ...

California 'house of horrors' parents plead guilty to charges of torture, abuse

California 'house of horrors' parents plead guilty to charges of torture, abuse

The victims, who ranged in age from 2 to 29 at the time, were severely underweight and hadn't bathed for months. Read more ...

Are Democrats Ready To 'Feel The Bern' Or Is Sanders The 'MySpace' Of 2020?

Are Democrats Ready To 'Feel The Bern' Or Is Sanders The 'MySpace' Of 2020?

The Vermont independent showed he can still raise boatloads of money, but with so many progressive choices, Sanders may be at a disadvantage. Read more ...

Trump Nominates Ambassador To Canada Kelly Craft For U.N. Post

Trump Nominates Ambassador To Canada Kelly Craft For U.N. Post

Craft's nomination as ambassador to the United Nations follows State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert's withdrawal from consideration. (Image credit: Tasos Katopodis/Getty... Read more ...

Tear gas fired on Venezuelan residents as U.S. protests border closures

Tear gas fired on Venezuelan residents as U.S. protests border closures

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Kawhi Leonard, Raptors spoil DeMar DeRozan's Toronto return

Kawhi Leonard, Raptors spoil DeMar DeRozan's Toronto return

TORONTO - Kawhi Leonard had a go-ahead dunk with 15 seconds left and scored 25 points to help the Toronto Raptors beat his former San Antonio Spurs teammates 120-117 on Friday... Read more ...